The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.
December 8th, 2010
Episode 331 of 964 episodes
The world's biggest economies spend a summer plotting in secret, over French wine, to make the dollar worth much, much less. You guessed it: The Plaza Accord! On today's Planet Money, we tell the story of the 1985 deal -- and reflect on what it says about today's currency wars, and about government efforts to set the value of money.
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